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Baked Soft Gingerbread Cookie

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Pecan

It's not hard to tell why these soft gingerbread cookies are a must-try this Holiday season. See how the wood-fired difference makes this childhood classic come alive with flavor.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 1 3/4 Cup all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1/3 Cup brown sugar

  • 1/2 Cup plus 4 tablespoons granulated sugar

  • 3/4 Cup butter, softened

  • 1 egg

  • 1/4 Cup molasses

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 325℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, ginger and cloves in a medium bowl and set aside.

    Ingredients

    • 1 3/4 Cup all-purpose flour

    • 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda

    • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon

    • 1/4 Teaspoon kosher salt

    • 1 1/2 Teaspoon ground ginger

    • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cloves

  • 3

    In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the brown sugar, 1/2 cup granulated sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add in the egg and molasses, and mix on medium speed until combined, scraping down the sides of the bowl.

    Ingredients

    • 1/3 Cup brown sugar

    • 1/2 Cup plus 4 tablespoons granulated sugar

    • 3/4 Cup butter, softened

    • 1 egg

    • 1/4 Cup molasses

  • 4

    Add the dry ingredients to the bowl and mix on low speed until combined. Scrape the sides again and mix for 30 seconds longer.
  • 5

    Roll dough into balls one tablespoon at a time, then roll in remaining 4 tablespoons of sugar.
  • 6

    Place dough balls on a parchment-lined baking sheet, leaving a couple of inches between each cookie.
  • 7

    Place cookie sheet directly on the grill grate and cook for about 10 minutes until they’re lightly browned but still soft in the center.

    Grill325 ˚F

  • 8

    Remove from the grill and let cool on a wire rack. Enjoy!

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